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Low two-handled vessel

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Short, blackware vessel with wide mouth and loop-handles. There is a stylized pattern of straight lines going around the shoulder. On the lip are two small animal heads with a space between them. The body of the vase has a vertical concavity between the heads and the bottom is rounded. There is...

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Provenance

With Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York, by 1973; to private collector in 1973; to Diane Homer, Wayland, Massachusetts November 17, 1973; to MFA December 2004, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Marc and Diane Homer

Michoacán, about 200 B.C.

Object Place

Michoacán, Mexico

Accession Number

2004.2209

Medium or Technique

Black terracotta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware